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Post-Imperial English

Status Change in Former British and American Colonies, 1940-1990

Ed. by Conrad, Andrew W. / Rubal-Lopez, Alma

Series:Contributions to the Sociology of Language [CSL] 72


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Pages I-VI




Introduction: Some empirical and theoretical issues

Fishman, Joshua A.

Pages 3-12

The international role of English: The state of the discussion

Conrad, Andrew W.

Pages 13-36

The ongoing spread of English: A comparative analysis of former Anglo-American colonies with non-colonies

Rubal-Lopez, Alma

Pages 37-82


English in Cuba: From the imperial design to the imperative need

Corona, Dolores / García, Ofelia

Pages 85-112

The position of English in Mexico: 1940–1993

Hidalgo, Margarita / Cifuentes, Bárbara / Flores, José A.

Pages 113-138

Post-imperial English in the Philippines

Sibayan, Bonifacio P. / Gonzalez, Andrew

Pages 139-172

English under U.S. sovereignty: Ninety-five years of change of the status of English in Puerto Rico

Ramírez-González, Carlos M. / Torres-González, Roamé

Pages 173-204

The English language in Quebec 1940–1990

Veltman, Calvin

Pages 205-238


The European Union (EU – formerly European Community): Status change of English during the last fifty years

Ammon, Ulrich

Pages 241-268


A tale of two Englishes: The imperial language in post-colonial Kenya and Uganda

Mazrui, Alamin M. / Mazrui, Ali A.

Pages 271-302

English in South Africa 1940–1996

McLean, Daryl / McCormick, Kay

Pages 303-338

English in Sudan

Wagi’alla, Anwar

Pages 339-356

Post-imperial English in Nigeria 1940–1990

Bamgbose, Ayo

Pages 357-372

The swinging pendulum: English in Tanzania 1940–1990

Yahya-Othman, Saida / Batibo, Herman

Pages 373-400

The life-cycle of post-imperial English in Cameroon

Chumbow, Beban Sammy / Bobda, Augustin Simo

Pages 401-430

Fifty years of English in Singapore: All gains, (a) few losses?

Tickoo, Makhan L.

Pages 431-456

The status of English in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) from 1940–1990

Al-Abed Al-Haq, Fawwaz / Smadi, Oqlah

Pages 457-484

The post-imperial status of English in Sri Lanka 1940–1990: From first to second language

Fernando, Chitra

Pages 485-512

Post-imperial English in Malaysia

Omar, Asmah Haji

Pages 513-534

English in Israel after independence

Spolsky, Bernard

Pages 535-556

The spread of English in India: Politics of language conflict and language power

Dua, Hans Raj

Pages 557-588

English in Papua New Guinea

Oladejo, James

Pages 589-620


Summary and interpretation: Post-imperial English 1940–1990

Fishman, Joshua A.

Pages 623-642

Subject index

Pages 643-656

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